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CTE is Tops in the State

posted Dec 13, 2017, 7:30 AM by Valerie Newton   [ updated Dec 13, 2017, 8:30 AM ]
The 2016-17 North Carolina Career and Technical Education Credentialing Data report shows that since 2011, the first year credentialing data were compiled at the state level, the number of credentials reported by Career and Technical Education students has grown from 24,782 to over 140,000.
The attainment of an industry-recognized certification or credential ensures that students graduate from high school globally competitive for work and post-secondary education.

An industry-recognized certification or credential helps businesses
Save many hours of training time because their new hire is already trained.
Be confident that the credential holder has already learned a specific set of skills.

An industry-recognized certification or credential helps students
Validate their knowledge and skill attainment with an industry-recognized certification.
Stand out in a field of job applicants.
Start at a higher salary level.

Students in Bladen County School earned over 2,000 Career Readiness Certificates and over 1,700 non-WorkKey credentials for the 2016-17 school year. Credentials earned are:
  • Alarms and Communications - 20
  • Building Construction - 19
  • CPR Health Care Provider - 53
  • Emergency Medical Care - 36
  • EverFi - 53
  • Fire and Life Preparedness - 21
  • FIre Behavior - 39
  • Fire Hose, Streams, and Appliances - 37
  • Foam Fire Stream - 36
  • Forcible Entry - 20
  • Health and Wellness - 42
  • Introduction to Incident Command System - 110
  • Ladders - 19
  • Loss Control - 17
  • Mayday - 21
  • Microsoft Access - 20
  • Micosoft Excel - 18
  • Microsoft Powerpoint - 87
  • Microsoft Word - 69
  • NCCER Credentials – 174
  • NC Hunter Safety Course - 119
  • NC Pork Quality Assurance - 25
  • National Incidents Management System - -106
  • National Response Framework - 106
  • Nurse Aide - 29
  • Orientation and Safety - 38
  • OSHA - 65
  • Personal Protective Equipment - 40
  • Portable Extinguishers - 37
  • Rescue - 21
  • Ropes - 20
  • Safety and Pollution Prevention - 43
  • Safety and Survival - 21
  • ServSafe -12
  • Single Resources and initial Action Incidents - 104
  • Sprinklers - 21
  • Ventilation - 17
  • Water Supply - 21
  • WorkKeys - 244
Based on the number of credentials earned as a percentage of CTE course enrollments, Bladen County Schools Career and Technical Education program is the NUMBER ONE district in the state of North Carolina. This is the second year in a row that Bladen County Schools has received number one status!

Congratulations to the CTE department, the CTE teachers & staff, and Ms. Willa Dean Williams, the CTE Director!